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Chanel Ardente & Independante Rouge Allure Lip Colours

01/08

Chanel Ardente (175) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour

Chanel Ardente (175) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour

Chanel Ardente (175) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour

Chanel Ardente (175) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour

Chanel Ardente (175) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour

Chanel Ardente (175) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour

Chanel Ardente (175) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour

Chanel Ardente (175) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour

Ardente (175)

Chanel Ardente (175) Rouge Allure Luminous Lip Colour ($37.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a bright, medium orange-red with warm undertones and a satin finish. The Rouge Allure Luminous Lip Color formula is supposed to have “intense” coverage with long-wear and a satin finish. This shade had nearly opaque color coverage that applied smoothly and evenly. The texture was thin but very, very smooth and lightweight on the lips without being clingy. This shade lasted for five hours, stained my lips moderately, and was slightly hydrating over time.

Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour Ardente (175)
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total

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Smashbox Nude Beach, Call Back, Easy Be Legendary Lipsticks

01/07

Smashbox Nude Beach Be Legendary Cream Lipstick

Smashbox Nude Beach Be Legendary Cream Lipstick

Smashbox Nude Beach Be Legendary Cream Lipstick

Smashbox Nude Beach Be Legendary Cream Lipstick

Smashbox Nude Beach Be Legendary Cream Lipstick

Smashbox Nude Beach Be Legendary Cream Lipstick

Smashbox Nude Beach Be Legendary Cream Lipstick

Nude Beach

Smashbox Nude Beach Be Legendary Lipstick ($21.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a medium coral with warm, orange undertones and a natural sheen. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a lightly creamy texture that had some slip but wasn’t too thick or too thin on the lips.

The Be Legendary formula is supposed to have “rich, vibrant color” that is long-wearing and moisturizing. It could have applied more evenly, as I had subtle streaking around the edges or if I pressed my lips together, and a bit of color pulled into my lip lines. This shade lasted for four hours on me and was hydrating.

Smashbox Be Legendary Cream Lipstick Nude Beach
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total

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B-
B

Easy

Permanent
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Make Up For Ever Coral Pink (202), Orange (300), Poppy Orange (301) Artist Acrylips

01/06

Make Up For Ever Coral Pink (202) Artist Acrylip

Make Up For Ever Coral Pink (202) Artist Acrylip

Make Up For Ever Coral Pink (202) Artist Acrylip

Make Up For Ever Coral Pink (202) Artist Acrylip

Make Up For Ever Coral Pink (202) Artist Acrylip

Make Up For Ever Coral Pink (202) Artist Acrylip

Coral Pink (202)

Make Up For Ever Coral Pink (202) Artist Acrylip ($24.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a bright, neon pink-coral with warm undertones and a creamy, lightly glossy finish. It had intense color coverage that went on evenly and smoothly with just a touch of visible streaks around the edges. It’s not something I’d say was buildable, though.

It’s a liquid lipstick formula that is supposed to have “buildable color intensity and shine” with a “non-sticky, non-drying” formula that includes a slanted, flocked applicator and a squeeze-tube format. I don’t know that I would really describe the formula as buildable; I would say that you can apply the tiniest amount and get less coverage, though it would still be medium-to-semi-opaque and have less shine. For me, it seemed that more product yielded glossier coverage with slightly more pigmentation. Coral Pink felt smooth, non-tacky, lightweight, and comfortable to wear, and it lasted for over six hours on me.

Make Up For Ever Artist Acrylip Coral Pink (202)
9
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

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Smashbox Skinny Jeans, Deep, Bankrolled Be Legendary Lipsticks

01/07

Smashbox Skinny Jeans Be Legendary Cream Lipstick

Smashbox Skinny Jeans Be Legendary Cream Lipstick

Smashbox Skinny Jeans Be Legendary Cream Lipstick

Smashbox Skinny Jeans Be Legendary Cream Lipstick

Smashbox Skinny Jeans Be Legendary Cream Lipstick

Smashbox Skinny Jeans Be Legendary Cream Lipstick

Smashbox Skinny Jeans Be Legendary Cream Lipstick

Skinny Jeans

Smashbox Skinny Jeans Legendary Lipstick ($21.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a medium-dark blue with fine pearl. The pearl is less obvious once applied, but there is a subtle sheen and luminosity to the finish from it.

The Be Legendary formula is supposed to have “rich, vibrant color” that is long-wearing and moisturizing. The brand described it as a “sheery navy,” which is more accurate than the more generic, formula-wide description, as it had more medium coverage that was buildable up to semi-opaque pigmentation. The texture had some slip, which made it comfortable to wear, but it applied unevenly, gathered in lip lines, and was hard to keep from sliding around (though it didn’t actually feather on me). This shade wore well for four hours on me and stained my lips bluish.

Smashbox Be Legendary Cream Lipstick Skinny Jeans
7
Product
9
Pigmentation
7
Texture
8
Longevity
4
Application
78%
Total

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B-

Deep

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B-

Tarte Homeslice, Delish, Rose Tarteist Matte Lip Paints Reviews, Photos, Swaatches

01/08

Tarte Homeslice Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint

Tarte Homeslice Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint

Tarte Homeslice Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint

Tarte Homeslice Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint

Tarte Homeslice Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint

Tarte Homeslice Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint

Tarte Homeslice Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint

Tarte Homeslice Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint

Homeslice

Tarte Homeslice Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paints ($20.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a medium coral with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had good color payoff, but it was not full coverage; you’d definitely need to apply a second layer to get that level of coverage. The consistency was thin, a little streaky and hard to spread across the lips without the color sinking into lip lines. This shade lasted for five hours but had some uneven fading around the center of the mouth. It felt a bit drying over time.

The Quick Dry formula is supposed to have “full coverage” with a “transfer-proof” finish that won’t crack, dry your lips out, or feather. After trialling more shades in the formula, there is a lot of inconsistency across shades. Some are nice, some are terrible; some absolutely “crack” and others have a soft matte finish that is transfer-proof without making lips look drier. The formula is, overall, lightly to moderately drying on me, though the wear is longer at five to seven hours and most shades had good pigmentation.

Tarte Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint Homeslice
Homeslice
Homeslice
7.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
7
Texture
8
Longevity
4
Application
79%
Total

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Delish

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Rose

Permanent
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Smashbox Action, Phantom, Grunge Be Legendary Lipsticks

01/07

Smashbox Action Be Legendary Matte Lipstick

Smashbox Action Be Legendary Matte Lipstick

Smashbox Action Be Legendary Matte Lipstick

Smashbox Action Be Legendary Matte Lipstick

Smashbox Action Be Legendary Matte Lipstick

Smashbox Action Be Legendary Matte Lipstick

Smashbox Action Be Legendary Matte Lipstick

Action

Smashbox Action Be Legendary Lipstick ($21.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a bright, medium purple with subtle, warmer undertones and a satin finish. It had mostly opaque color payoff that went on evenly for the most part; there was some color that seemed to migrate into my lip lines slightly.

The Be Legendary formula is supposed to have “rich, vibrant color” that is long-wearing and moisturizing. The consistency was smooth, creamy, and non-tacky but still emollient enough to glide across the lips with ease. It was comfortable to wear for the four and a half hours it lasted, and I felt like it kept my lips hydrated.

Smashbox Be Legendary Matte Lipstick Action
Action
Action
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
90%
Total

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B+

Phantom

Permanent
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B

Grunge

Permanent
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